All About Black Mamba Cannabis Strain
Black Mamba strain, perhaps named after the venomous African snake or Kill Bill’s vengeful bride, is one of the many strains of weed available on the market. While there are three or four other types of cannabis bearing a similar name, this is a hybrid containing 100% Indica. This kush traces its genetic lineage to a cross-breed between the Black Domina and Granddaddy Purple (GDP).
It has a high THC content that ranges between 19% and 21%. This gives the strain its psychoactive effects, which makes it ideal mostly for the experienced user. Conversely, it has a low CBD content of approximately 1% that can go as high as 3% giving it some of its medicinal benefits.
Black Mamba Effects
It has Indica leaning effects that vary depending on the amount consumed by the user. It has a cerebral and euphoric high that users will feel immediately after inhaling the first puff. These hard-hitting effects don’t last for long and soon a sense of feeling light creeps in followed by heightened senses. Consumers name such effects:
The CBD levels contribute to its medical effects. Users choose it to cope with:
Like any other strain of weed, this one also comes with negative effects associated with its use. It’s not suitable for novices due to its potency, and when taken in high doses, it can knock the user out or result in a state of couch-lock. Nonetheless, users can still experience dry mouth and dry eyes, a common effect across different strains that you can remedy by proper hydration.
Aromas and Taste
Unlike other strains, Black Mamba marijuana has a smell and aroma that makes it stand out the moment you get a whiff. Many describe its smell like a mix of sweet-sour grape with a rich aroma of woody pine. When you break the hard bud using a grinder, expect to get a strong herbal scent.
It has a similar flavor to its aroma, but much sweeter. While the smell of berries is unnoticeable, it’s very distinct when you take a puff due to the plant’s terpenes-rich oils. The blend of fruity flavors and smells makes it a delight among avid smokers.
Black Mamba cannabis strain is popular among growers due to the ability to convert it to wax concentrates and other medicinal products. It also produces great yields when cultivated both indoors and outdoors.
Growing Black Mamba weed strain is moderately difficult both indoors and outdoors under Mediterranean conditions. Due to these conditions, it’s best to grow it outside. The plant takes 8-10 weeks to flower and harvest. It has very high yields of 16-oz for both indoor and outdoor cultivation. It can achieve a height of up to 16-feet when grown outdoors.